The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Sass skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England / East Midlands
Rank 77 69 79
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10  
Contract jobs citing Sass 23 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.54% 1.60% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 6.42% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 8
Median daily rate £375 £310 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -26.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 484 405 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.42% 24.95% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 234 192
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Sass as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the East Midlands

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the East Midlands

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the East Midlands

Sass
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sass in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sass in the East Midlands

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £414 +19.92% 3
Leicestershire -10 7 £303 +0.83%
Northamptonshire -9 3 £313 +0.80% 2
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Sass.

1 38 (95.00%) CSS
2 36 (90.00%) HTML
3 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (55.00%) HTML5
5 20 (50.00%) CSS3
6 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
7 18 (45.00%) Front End Development
7 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
8 17 (42.50%) jQuery
9 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (40.00%) gulp
10 14 (35.00%) Web Development
11 13 (32.50%) Jasmine
12 11 (27.50%) Cucumber
12 11 (27.50%) Progressive Enhancement
13 10 (25.00%) PHP
13 10 (25.00%) LESS
13 10 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (25.00%) Grunt
14 9 (22.50%) React
14 9 (22.50%) Node.js
14 9 (22.50%) BDD
14 9 (22.50%) Mocha
14 9 (22.50%) WebDriver
15 8 (20.00%) Ajax
15 8 (20.00%) .NET
15 8 (20.00%) Finance
15 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (17.50%) User Experience
16 7 (17.50%) Behat

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (40.00%) gulp
3 13 (32.50%) Jasmine
4 11 (27.50%) Cucumber
5 10 (25.00%) Grunt
6 9 (22.50%) Mocha
6 9 (22.50%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.00%) webpack
8 3 (7.50%) Bower
8 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.50%) Yeoman
9 2 (5.00%) Babel
9 2 (5.00%) CasperJS
9 2 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (5.00%) Protractor
9 2 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (15.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Designer
7 5 (12.50%) HTML CSS Designer
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Developer
8 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
8 4 (10.00%) UX Designer
9 2 (5.00%) Angular Developer
9 2 (5.00%) UI Designer
9 2 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
9 2 (5.00%) UX Developer
10 1 (2.50%) CSS Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Front End Web Designer
10 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Web Designer
10 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) CSS
2 36 (90.00%) HTML
3 22 (55.00%) HTML5
4 20 (50.00%) CSS3
5 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
6 17 (42.50%) jQuery
7 10 (25.00%) LESS
7 10 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (22.50%) Node.js
8 9 (22.50%) React
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) Ajax
10 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.50%) Behat
10 7 (17.50%) Twig
11 5 (12.50%) Handlebars
12 4 (10.00%) DOM
12 4 (10.00%) JSON
12 4 (10.00%) RESTful
12 4 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Animation
2 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Front End Development
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Web Development
4 11 (27.50%) Progressive Enhancement
5 9 (22.50%) BDD
6 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (17.50%) MVC
7 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Wireframes
8 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.50%) Microservices
9 5 (12.50%) Prototyping
9 5 (12.50%) Web Design
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (7.50%) Mobile First
10 3 (7.50%) TDD
10 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
10 3 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) PHP
3 6 (15.00%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) ES6
5 3 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) R
7 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) WAI
2 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Ensighten
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter
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